The Northern Water Supply Project on the Eyre Peninsula Could Usher in Significant Economic Prosperity

August 16, 2023 11:53 pm in by
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The Northern Water Supply Project on the Eyre Peninsula, currently in the planning stage, could usher in significant economic prosperity, according to Premier Peter Malinauskas.

The project, featuring a 260ML per day desalination plant and a 600km pipeline network, aims to provide water primarily for industrial and commercial use.

Malinauskas believes the project could fuel a copper mining boom and contribute to a green hydrogen hub in the Upper Spencer Gulf.

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He emphasized the project’s importance for regional Australia and its role in harnessing SA’s copper reserves as global demand for copper rises due to electrification efforts.

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